Through courses in the Department of Journalism and Public Relations, you will receive training in the professional skills of journalism, public relations, and mass communication, including reporting, writing, editing, visual communication, new communications technology, and collaborative group work. You will study the institutions, processes, and effects of mass media in society.
The Department of Journalism and Public Relations continually examines the curriculum to ensure that course offerings are relevant and up-to-date. (A recent example: Department chair Chris Lamb’s Media Literacy course.) Below is a list of all courses offered to undergraduates. Not all are offered every semester. For specific courses offered in each semester, see the Schedule of Classes at Student Central.